Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Front Office Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front Office Developer
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 892 1010 976
Rank change year-on-year +118 -34 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 249 180 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 217 159 239
UK median annual salary £85,000 £87,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £58,250 £57,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £41,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - -18.81% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 156,168 172,304 181,848
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,823 138,196 152,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front Office Developer.

Salary trend for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Front Office Developer in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +114 249 £85,000 -2.86% 21
London +126 248 £85,000 -2.86% 21
UK excluding London +31 1 - -
South East +20 1 - -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Front Office Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 249 (100.00%) Front Office
2 134 (53.82%) C#
3 109 (43.78%) Finance
4 99 (39.76%) Java
5 98 (39.36%) SQL
6 96 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (34.14%) Banking
8 77 (30.92%) Multithreading
9 72 (28.92%) .NET
10 65 (26.10%) TDD
11 63 (25.30%) Mathematics
12 55 (22.09%) Computer Science
13 53 (21.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 51 (20.48%) Fixed Income
15 48 (19.28%) Investment Banking
16 47 (18.88%) Oracle
17 46 (18.47%) Python
18 44 (17.67%) SQL Server
18 44 (17.67%) OO
19 43 (17.27%) AngularJS
20 42 (16.87%) Asset Management
21 41 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
22 39 (15.66%) Equities
22 39 (15.66%) Low Latency
22 39 (15.66%) Algorithmic Trading
22 39 (15.66%) Derivative
23 37 (14.86%) VBA
24 36 (14.46%) E-Commerce
24 36 (14.46%) Scrum
25 34 (13.65%) JavaScript

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.40%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.40%) MTS
Applications
1 24 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.02%) NoSQL
3 14 (5.62%) Couchbase
4 11 (4.42%) KDB
5 9 (3.61%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.81%) Big Data
6 7 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.61%) Tick Data
8 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (1.20%) Sybase IQ
9 2 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.80%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.80%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.80%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.80%) MS Access
10 1 (0.40%) MemSQL
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (6.83%) Git (software)
1 17 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.20%) Maven
3 2 (0.80%) JUnit
3 2 (0.80%) Mockito
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.40%) GitLab
4 1 (0.40%) Gradle
4 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 249 (100.00%) Front Office
2 109 (43.78%) Finance
3 85 (34.14%) Banking
4 48 (19.28%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (28.92%) .NET
2 43 (17.27%) AngularJS
3 34 (13.65%) WPF
4 31 (12.45%) WCF
5 23 (9.24%) FIX Protocol
6 21 (8.43%) React
7 16 (6.43%) XML
8 10 (4.02%) HTML
8 10 (4.02%) Scala.js
9 9 (3.61%) Middleware
10 8 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.21%) HTML5
10 8 (3.21%) Web Services
11 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET
11 7 (2.81%) REST
12 6 (2.41%) RESTful
12 6 (2.41%) SOAP
12 6 (2.41%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (2.41%) XSLT
13 5 (2.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (22.09%) Computer Science
2 53 (21.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (20.48%) Fixed Income
4 41 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (15.66%) Derivative
5 39 (15.66%) Equities
6 29 (11.65%) Hedge funds
7 23 (9.24%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (7.23%) User Experience
9 14 (5.62%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (5.22%) Algorithms
11 12 (4.82%) Grid Computing
12 8 (3.21%) Data Structures
13 7 (2.81%) Fintech
14 6 (2.41%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (2.01%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (2.01%) Exotic Derivative
16 3 (1.20%) Market Risk
17 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
17 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.63%) Windows
2 16 (6.43%) Linux
3 11 (4.42%) Unix
4 4 (1.61%) Fedora
4 4 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.61%) SUSE
4 4 (1.61%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.92%) Multithreading
3 65 (26.10%) TDD
4 63 (25.30%) Mathematics
5 44 (17.67%) OO
6 42 (16.87%) Asset Management
7 39 (15.66%) Algorithmic Trading
7 39 (15.66%) Low Latency
8 36 (14.46%) E-Commerce
8 36 (14.46%) Scrum
9 32 (12.85%) Electronic Trading
10 31 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (12.05%) Unit Testing
12 24 (9.64%) Risk Management
13 23 (9.24%) Investment Management
14 20 (8.03%) Test Automation
15 19 (7.63%) Analytics
16 18 (7.23%) SDLC
16 18 (7.23%) Web Development
17 17 (6.83%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (53.82%) C#
2 99 (39.76%) Java
3 98 (39.36%) SQL
4 46 (18.47%) Python
5 37 (14.86%) VBA
6 34 (13.65%) JavaScript
7 32 (12.85%) C++
8 20 (8.03%) T-SQL
9 13 (5.22%) Scala
10 8 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.21%) Java 8
11 6 (2.41%) F#
11 6 (2.41%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.01%) Ruby
13 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.20%) Perl
15 2 (0.80%) C
15 2 (0.80%) Haskell
15 2 (0.80%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.83%) Degree
2 7 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.01%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 47 (18.88%) Oracle
2 14 (5.62%) Tableau
3 10 (4.02%) Sybase
4 7 (2.81%) Bloomberg
4 7 (2.81%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.61%) Charles River
6 4 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.20%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.20%) Reuters
8 1 (0.40%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.40%) eSpeed
8 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.40%) Google
8 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) Solace
8 1 (0.40%) Splunk
8 1 (0.40%) Tradeweb